The President wanted to start a “reform debate,” and for this purpose, he commissioned more than 30 legal experts from different ideologies to study the possibilities.
Madrid (EUROPA PRESS)-US President Joe Biden will appoint a committee to study the reform and possible expansion of the Supreme Court, after his predecessor Donald Trump appointed three police officers The judge clearly pointed out this balance. Conservative stance.
The Supreme Court has nine judges in more than 150 years of history, but the Constitution does not provide for this, because Congress determines the exact number of magistrates they deem necessary for the major North American judicial institutions. country.
In the final stage of Trump’s term, after Judge Amy Coney Barrett was established in 2020, the Supreme Court has six conservative magistrates, and three are considered more progressive . These positions are tenure, so most of the current short or medium term will not be withdrawn.
Biden hopes to start a “reform debate.” To this end, he commissioned more than 30 legal experts with different ideologies to study various possibilities. According to the White House, the president wants to hear arguments for and against, such as the length of the judge’s tenure, their selection or the number of members.
Biden’s directive is expected to be led by lawyers Bob Bauer and Cristina Rodriguez in the early 180 days from the first meeting of the committee.